if he could, Shapiro would limit web access; only 14,000 people signed up.

if he could, Shapiro would limit web access; only 14,000 people signed up.
Big Brother 2‘s new executive producer isn’t psyched about the live feeds broadcast over the web, because he tells Zap2it.com that he “would only limit it because people on the web seem to know about things that are going to happen on the television show before they happen. … That’s frustrating to me in terms of building tension and suspense and all of that.” The site also reports that only 14,000 people have signed up for the live feeds, although that number may not include people who signed up for Real’s Gold Pass under Real’s Major League Baseball promotion, which was cheaper than CBS’ fee.

Surprisingly, man not eaten alive on Eaten Alive

Eaten Alive

Discovery Channel’s happy family holiday special Eaten Alive aired Sunday, rewarding viewers for their two full hours of viewing by ensuring that they spent quality time in the company of others instead of wasting that time doing something else that might not have been as satisfying, such as buying things that have labels which accurately reflect their contents.


Winter 2015 reality TV debut schedule

winter 2015 reality TV schedule

Mark your calendars with all these upcoming reality TV show debuts, including Celebrity Apprentice, The Bachelor, and another season of MasterChef Junior, all of which kick off in early January.

There are also 20+ shows debuting in December--including the one-off return of The Sing Off. No winter break for reality TV.

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Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 36, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.